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, the new push for stronger gun control laws in the light of school shooting. >> how the mayor of new york city is pouring on the pressure for tougher regulations. >> and what schools in one bay area city started doing before the shooting in connecticut to make things safer for students. >> after weeks of deadlock between the white house and republicans, how one side has caved in the fight over the "fiscal cliff." ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> now at 6:30? >> the30 the fallout and search for answers in the wake of the shooting. while the rest of the country searches for answers, the community of newtown starts burying victims. two 6-year-old boys were laid to rest today. police say the school, which is now a crime scene, may not be used again for months, if ever. nancy lanza, the mother of the gunman, adam lanza, and his first victim, is being remembered as a sociable but private person. a new cbs poll shows support for tougher gun laws at its highness 10 years. >> we are the only industrialized country that has this problem in the whole world,
. >> reporter: dr. jeffrey steinberg is the medical director of the fertility institutes in los angeles and new york city. >> we have chromosome 21 lit up in red. >> reporter: the team uses an expensive high-tech approach to select sex. it's called preimplantation genetic diagnosis or pgd for short. >> the accuracy in our program has been 100%. we're on thousands of cases now. we have never, ever missed a correct gender. >> reporter: in his lab, fertilized embryos are genetically analyzed. only those with the desired sex rim planted into the mother's uterus. dr. steinberg says a growing number of couples from the bay area use his services. >> the numbers keep going up and up and up. >> reporter: dr. steinberg says in his experience just as many want a girl as a boy. even so, the use of the technology troubles dr. marcy darnofski. >> now we have a way to do it. the question is, should we? >> reporter: she is associate director at the center for genetics in society in berkeley. she says when a couple spends thousands of dollars to produce a boy or a girl, they want results. >> what if the child d
sunny skies. winds will be out of the west with a high of 58. for the rest, new york is all right with partly cloudy skies and a temperature of 54. chicago's sunshine, 37 degrees. that's cool. for them this will be a major heat wave. 58degrees in santa rosa. nap that -- extend forecast, wednesday looks w. not hugely w. lit distinctionly be colder. thursday and friday will ease it off right now. thursday and friday look mostly dry. saturday and sunday we're going to do the universal forecast. there is sun. there's clouds. unstable weather like unstable people, you don't know what it is going to do next. these are books i started collecting when i was 8. patrick moore, it is funny that you haven't heard from him because not only did he write more than out boxen astronomy, but he was also the longest running host of any television program in the milky way galaxy. he hosted the bbc sky at night beginning in 1957 and worked all the way up until last monday. he hosted the last program. over this weekend heeded -- he died at 89. he was known to millions. he inspired millions in astrono
is done. >> president obama is expected to ask for $50 billion in storm relief for new jersey, new york and connecticut. >>> meantime, president obama made a special trip to virginia today to highlight his fix for the "fiscal cliff." the deadline for the president and congress to find a way to avoid tax increases and spending cuts is 25 days away. president obama made a special point to sit with a middle class family in virginia this afternoon. he was trying to offer an example of who would be hurt by the republican tax proposal. >> for them to be burdened unnecessarily because democrats and republicans aren't coming together to solve this problem gives the sense of the costs involved in very personal terms. >> republicans are standing behind their counter-offer to chose tax loopholes and limit some deductions. they say the president needs to deliver a new plan that they can agree on and soon. it's also important to note that congress is scheduled to adjourn december 21st and the president is supposed to be headed to hawaii for vacation on december 17. >>> after doing some downsizing st
maneuvers. in an open letter to the president today, eight big city mayors from new york to los angeles asked for an outright ban on assault weapons. >> it's clear that gun is not for the streets it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why i think you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups line the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want. and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >>
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